Wednesday 14 – Sunday 18 September 2022

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WAM Festival 2022

2022 theme

This year's Festival theme is 'Playing with Story'. We're exploring truth, imagination, creativity and reinvention through the arts of storytelling.

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Schools program

Our schools program is free for all schools within 150km of Albury and provides opportunities for students to be inspired by and learn from some of Australia's best authors and illustrators.

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Our competitions give writers the opportunity to showcase their talents and hone their skills. Entries are now open for the 2022 awards.

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The Things We Love

When we pivoted online in 2021, five scheduled guests created short video responses to the theme, The Things We Love. They are all joining us live in 2022!

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Arts and Culture Community Program Events and Activities Library Write around the Murray
Tuesday 14 September 2021

Get ready for 2021 Write Around the Murray Festival

Join us as we livestream Australia’s best storytellers from their homes to yours.

Arts and Culture Community Program Events and Activities Media Releases Write around the Murray
Monday 23 August 2021

WAM's online events provide creative nourishment in difficult times.

The region’s only literary-based festival is again offering an excellent line up of online events for audiences to enjoy in the comfort of their home.

Festival Program - Now Available
Write around the Murray
Thursday 12 August 2021

Festival program reshaped and ready

Our 2021 Write Around the Murray festival program is now available.

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